Things to do alone things to do alone US > Central Georgia > Atlanta

Things To Do Alone In Atlanta - Updated 2020

things to do alone in atlanta
Pala
Pala
Updated

Atlanta is the capital of the American state of Georgia and is one of the major cities of America. It boasts one of the busiest airports in the world and features several important interstate highways. It is also a favorite city for the foodies with innumerable dining options to choose from. This vibrant and charming city along with its suburbs offer a wide range of cuisines that very few cities in the United States can match up to. This American city has a plethora of things to do and see. There are innumerable tourist attractions ranging from sports to arts, as well as, beautiful gardens, museums, and historical spots. If you want to travel solo, check out these top 10 things to do alone in Atlanta.

1. Go on a sightseeing bus tour (from USD 70)

You can get acquainted with the major highlights of the city by booking yourself on this bus tour that lasts for around five hours. The bus stops at major tourist sites including the well-known Ebenezer Baptist Church and Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park. There will be a guide who will brief you about places like Atlantic Station, Krog Street Market, and more. You will also get ample time to enjoy a leisurely lunch with fellow travelers at the CNN Center.

Atlanta 5-Hour Sightseeing Bus Tour

Duration: 5 hours

34 reviews

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US

2. Try out a food tour (from USD 82)

If you are a foodie, you simply cannot miss this guided food tour which lasts for around 3.5 hours. You can savor Atlanta’s mouthwatering cuisine while an experienced foodie guide advises you and answers your queries. You can try out as many as 15 food tastings at some of the finest restaurants in the city’s historic downtown. Also, get an opportunity to visit a rustic eatery during this tour called the Smoke Ring that specializes in Southern sides, barbecue, and exotic cocktails.

Atlanta Southern Food Walking Tour with Food Expert

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

47 reviews

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US

3. Visit the World of Coca-Cola (from USD 19)

Who will disagree that Coca-Cola is the most popular beverage brand all over the world? Now, you can avail the chance of exploring the history of this world-famous beverage brand through this tour. So, visit the home of the secret formula which is more than a century old. You can get really close to the intriguing vault which contains the secret recipe of Coca-Cola. You can also see how the entire bottling process takes place and peruse through more than a thousand artifacts. Enjoy a nail-biting 4-D film watching experience and sample over 100 distinct beverages during this trip.

World of Coca-Cola Multimedia Attraction Admission in Atlanta

Duration: 2 hours

46 reviews

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US

4. Tour CNN studios (from USD 17)

If you are vacationing in Atlanta alone, you can try out this tour of the CNN studios. Enjoy the chance of visiting the global headquarters of CNN in Atlanta as part of this studio walking tour where an experienced guide will accompany you. You will be familiar with how news is written and produced at CNN and may also get a chance to catch glimpses of some of the news anchors who are preparing for their live telecasts. Get a chance to see the news bytes coming in from different parts of the world. You will be also given a souvenir picture wherein you can pose where all the action takes place. Also, drop in at one of the restaurants or shop in one of the many stores either before the tour commences or after it ends.

Atlanta CNN Television Newtwork Studio Guided Walking Tour

Duration: 50 minutes

10 reviews

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US

5. Explore Ponce City Market (from USD 82)

The duration of this unique guided tour is 2.5 hours wherein you will be taken to visit the Ponce City Market. You can savor the lip-smacking local food and follow the guide while he shows you around the Sears, Roebuck & Co., a historic building, which now features some of the finest restaurants of Atlanta. Also, sample delicacies prepared by some of the best celebrity chefs of the locality. The tour includes both food tastings and entry.

Ponce City Market Food, History and Street Art Tour

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

1 review

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US

6. Visit Martin Luther King's Home (from USD 34)

This wonderful tour will enable you to know the biography of Martin Luther King Junior. It is a heritage tour, which lasts for around five hours enlightening you about the achievements. of this famous personality. You will be also taken to different locations in the city that are linked to the pivotal incidents in his life. Thus, you can actually discover his life in the city of Atlanta. You will also have lunch at one of the most preferred restaurants of Dr. King during the course of this tour.

Dr. Martin Luther King's Tour with Southern Lunch

Duration: 3 to 4 hours

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US

7. Stroll around the Atlanta Botanical Gardens (from USD 64)

You will love this tour of the Atlanta Botanical Gardens which will also include facilities like transit from and back to your hotel in the city. Explore the Garden’s themed portions and take a leisurely stroll along the paths of the garden. You will also get time in between to savor a delicious picnic lunch. Enjoy watching the funky garden displays that have been prepared from plants and flowers.

Small Group Tour to Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Duration: 4 hours

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US

8. Learn indoor skydiving at iFly Atlanta (from USD 64)

Imagine experiencing the excitement of skydiving without spending an exorbitant price for it. How about enjoying the simulated experience of hopping out of one of the planes at iFLY Atlanta? You will take a private lesson under the guidance of a seasoned instructor who will then accompany you to a high-speed vertical wind tunnel. The institute offers a number of time slots all throughout the year. Although this is a simulated skydiving experience, the activity is highly popular among the locals as well as tourists.

iFLY Atlanta Indoor Skydiving

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US

9. Go on a brewery tour (from USD 71)

If you want to savor the finest beers of Atlanta, this special brewery bus tour should definitely feature in your travel itinerary. The tour lasts for about five hours and will take you across three beautiful breweries. You can taste exotic beers at each of these locations while beginning with a guided beer tasting and a private tour of SweetWater Brewing. Also, take glasses as souvenirs from each of these three breweries.

Atlanta Brew Bus Tour

Duration: 5 hours

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US

10. Visit Georgia Aquarium (from USD 42)

visit georgia aquarium

Your trip to the city of Atlanta will remain incomplete if you miss out visiting the famous Georgia Aquarium. It is one of the biggest aquariums in the world, which you can enjoy visiting with a general admission pass. You can explore the rich marine life while also becoming familiar with the marine habitats and oceanic life. It is an ideal admission choice for all such travelers who wish to know the thrill of being under the water and do not wish to get drenched while doing so.

Georgia Aquarium General Admission

8 reviews

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Atlanta, Central Georgia, US

Enjoy an amazing vacation in Atlanta, Georgia

Traveling alone to the city of Atlanta can be great fun as you probably realized by now. So, make sure that these top 10 things to do alone in Atlanta, Georgia are in your bucket list so that you can enjoy a great vacation.

Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our privacy policy for more information on how we use your data

71
Still Need Travel Insurance?

You can buy and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from WorldNomads.com is available to people from 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.

*5% off when you book with our promo code: TRIP101

*For our Canadian and US travellers, unfortunately due to financial services laws, we cannot provide a discount. This promotional code cannot be used with any other discount offer, including World Nomads Members’ discount for travel insurance policy holders.

Pala Sen is an avid follower of travel and health updates, current affairs and entertainment news from all across the world and writing is a passion for her. She had been previously associated...Read more

Have a question? Ask fellow travellers and travel experts here.
 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Atlanta
Good things are meant to be shared!